HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS)

Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths. Implement the ILO Recommendation on HIV and AIDS (No.200).

AIDS is a workplace issue because it has a marked impact on workers, their families and dependants, enterprises and national economies. More >>

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  1. © Danilo Urbina 2015

    Joint interagency statement

    Ending violence and discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex people

    29 September 2015,

    In a joint statement United Nations entities* call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents and children.

  2. News

    Workplace HIV & Wellness Voluntary Counselling and Testing Campaign launched in Trinidad and Tobago

    25 August 2015,

    On 25 August 2015, in Port of Spain, the Ministry of Labour and Small and Micro Enterprise Development (MOLSMED) of Trinidad and Tobago and the Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the UNAIDS Regional Support Team for the Caribbean, officially launched a national Workplace HIV & Wellness Voluntary Counselling and Testing Campaign (WVCT@WORK Campaign).

  3. Legal document

    HIV and AIDS (Anti-Discrimination) Act published in the Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria

    20 August 2015,

    The HIV and AIDS (Anti-Discrimination) Act 2014 (No. 7) aims to protect fundamental human rights for all living with or affected by HIV.

  4. Event

    ILO course on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work: a prevention & social protection perspective, 12-16 October 2015

    The ILO International Training Centre in Turin and the HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS) are organizing a bilingual (English & French) one-week training course in Turin. The deadline for sending applications is 28 August 2015.

  5. News

    Reaching out to Hotel workers through VCT@WORK in seven districts in Uganda

    21 July 2015,

    The ILO in collaboration with the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE) and the Uganda Hotel Owners Association (UHOA) are targeting 10,000 women and men workers in the Hotel and Tourism sector, in seven district towns with high HIV burden in Uganda.